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James Bonk, 74 James Edward “Jim” Bonk, age 74, of Buffalo passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born on March 10, 1945 in Buffalo the son of Ruben & Millie (Perisian) Bonk. Jim attended Buffalo High School and was in the class of 1963. He...
My mother and I couldn’t believe what we were hearing from the pharmacy clerk, who had spent the last few consecutive minutes looking up medication prices on her database. In a shockwave of information, she’d informed us that the antibiotics we’d been prescribed had almost tripled in price, even...
Anniversary 40th Anniversary    Art and Tammy Otten, of Buffalo, recently celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary on April 28, 2019.     Congratulations! We are so proud of you. Love, Dale, Jessica, Austin, Michelle, Megan and Justin    Above the couple is pictured on their wedding day.  Below...
On Saturday, May 11, the Buffalo Community Orchestra will offer their annual Mother’s Day weekend concert, “Music in Full Bloom.”  The orchestra will perform “Beethoven’s Violin Concert in D Major, Op 61,” with special guest violinist, Sabrina Tabby.  The orchestra will also perform “Appalachian...
The reconstruction of Douglas Drive and Phase Three of the Southeast Area infrastructure improvements has now begun with the Buffalo City Council awarding the low bid at its meeting on Monday, May 6. The low bid of $2,893,514 for the combined projects was from La Tour Construction of Maple Lake....
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week that includes it as Peace Officers Week. Twenty years later, construction began on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C., a permanent...
Dylan Kramer (left) and Alyssa Lorentz (right) are proudly wearing Buffalo’s colors during their walk on Saturday, May 4. They were joined by other peers for a night of music, dancing, and fun. This year’s theme was “A Night of Serendipity.” See more pictures of prom on pages 18 and 19 of this week...
Some people are mainly interested in large animals, such as deer, elk or bears. These animals are called mega-fauna, and are a very popular group of animals. Others are fascinated with birds. Small, often brightly-colored, winged beauties. Of course, what I especially enjoy about nature is….....
The 10th Annual Baby Animal Fair comes to Buffalo for its last time.
Madi Peters is known for her skills as a top gymnast. Jordan Zrust is known for her skills as a top-basketball player. Together, the two combined to lead the Buffalo softball team to a dramatic 7-6 home win on Wednesday, May 1 over St. Francis. Tied 6-6 with one out and runners on second and third...

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My mother and I couldn’t believe what we were hearing from the pharmacy clerk, who had spent the last few consecutive minutes looking up medication prices on her database. In a shockwave of...
On Saturday, May 11, the Buffalo Community Orchestra will offer their annual Mother’s Day weekend concert, “Music in Full Bloom.”  The orchestra will perform “Beethoven’s Violin Concert in D Major,...
The reconstruction of Douglas Drive and Phase Three of the Southeast Area infrastructure improvements has now begun with the Buffalo City Council awarding the low bid at its meeting on Monday, May 6...
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week that includes it as Peace Officers Week. Twenty years later,...
Dylan Kramer (left) and Alyssa Lorentz (right) are proudly wearing Buffalo’s colors during their walk on Saturday, May 4. They were joined by other peers for a night of music, dancing, and fun. This...
Some people are mainly interested in large animals, such as deer, elk or bears. These animals are called mega-fauna, and are a very popular group of animals. Others are fascinated with birds. Small,...
The 10th Annual Baby Animal Fair comes to Buffalo for its last time.
Madi Peters is known for her skills as a top gymnast. Jordan Zrust is known for her skills as a top-basketball player. Together, the two combined to lead the Buffalo softball team to a dramatic 7-6...
Two key mid-season meets resulted in promising results for the Buffalo boys’ golf team. In the first of two conference meets with all 10 schools, Buffalo tied for second with Chisago Lakes at 309 on...
A recent surge for the Buffalo boys’ tennis team has them sitting at the top the Mississippi 8 standings. With wins the past week over Rogers, Big Lake, St. Michael-Albertville, and Princeton, the...

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